Backbone.js vs. Mithril vs. Ampersand.js



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What is Backbone.js?

Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.

What is Mithril?

Mithril is around 12kb gzipped thanks to its small, focused, API. It provides a templating engine with a virtual DOM diff implementation for performant rendering, utilities for high-level modelling via functional composition, as well as support for routing and componentization.

What is Ampersand.js?

We <3 Backbone.js at &yet. It’s brilliantly simple and solves many common problems in developing clientside applications. But we missed the focused simplicity of tiny modules in node-land. We wanted something similar in style and philosophy, but that fully embraced tiny modules, npm, and browserify. Ampersand.js is a well-defined approach to combining (get it?) a series of intentionally tiny modules.

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What are some alternatives to Backbone.js, Mithril, and Ampersand.js?

  • AngularJS - Superheroic JavaScript MVW Framework
  • Angular 2 - One framework. Mobile & desktop.
  • Ember.js - A JavaScript framework for creating ambitious web apps
  • Aurelia - Next gen JS framework written with ES6 and ES7. Integrates with Web Components. No external dependencies except polyfills.

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